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. giffords is also expected to make a short statement. >> another key issue is immigration reform. president obama called for swift action. >> the idea that i'm proposing have traditionally been supported by both democrats like ted kennedy and republicans like george w. bush. you don't get that matchup very often. the question is very simple. do we have the resolve as a people, as a country, as a government to finally put this issue behind us? i believe that we do. >> one of the main provisions in the plan puts up to 11 million illegal immigrants on a clear path to citizenship. it's interesting. some republicans were upset with the president because they're saying he's not talking about a prerequisite, border security first before they grant this path way to citizenship. >> this won't be the last conversation on that. >> that's right. i agree. >> plenty more to follow. >>> senator john kerry has been confirmed to be the next secretary of state. the senate overwhelmingly affirmed kerry's nomination. 94-3 vet yesterday. he served as chairman of the senate foreig
news at 6. >>> immigration reform is in the spotlight now that president obama has publicly made it a priority. he is expected to promote legislation in the coming weeks. ktvu's robert handa is in san jose tonight. >> reporter: it was a typically busy day of immigration processing here at the department of homeland security. but after what the president has said about immigration reform, a lot of people are expecting it to get much busier. caesar juarez is an immigration attorney who helps undocumented families. he is also technically undocumented, having entered the u.s. as a child on a visa that expired years ago. juarez is also a community activist. after many ups and downs, including the legislative defeat of the dream act, juarez says president obama's renewed call is a relief. >> at least my experience is, one that lives in fear but moves on, because that's what humanity is. we move on to create a better situation for our families. >> reporter: immigration attorney richard hobbs is confident legislation will be proposed within two weeks but worries a political fight will cr
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